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Jeffrey Archer was educated at Oxford University, where as a world-class sprinter he represented Great Britain in international competition. He became the youngest member of the House of Commons in 1969, was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party in 1985, and was elevated to the House of Lords in 1992.

All of his novels -- from 1974's Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less to 1991's As the Crow Flies -- have been international bestsellers. Mr. Archer is married, has two children, and lives in London and Cambridge, England.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Jeffrey Archer

This Was a Man by Jeffrey Archer
This Was a Man
Jeffrey Archer
This Was a Man is the seventh and final, captivating instalment of the Clifton Chronicles from master storyteller Jeffrey Archer.
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/05/2017
This Was a Man by Jeffrey Archer
This Was a Man
Jeffrey Archer
This Was a Man is the captivating final instalment of the Clifton Chronicles, a series of seven novels that has topped the bestseller lists around the world, and enhanced Jeffrey Archer's reputation as a master storyteller.
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/10/2016
Cometh the Hour by Jeffrey Archer
Cometh the Hour
Jeffrey Archer
Cometh the Hour is the penultimate book in the Clifton Chronicles and, like the five previous novels - all of which went to number one on the Sunday Times bestseller list - showcases Jeffrey Archer's extraordinary storytelling with his trademark...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/08/2016
Cometh the Hour by Jeffrey Archer
Cometh the Hour
Jeffrey Archer
The sixth and penultimate book in the spellbinding, number one bestselling Clifton Chronicles.
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/02/2016
Mightier Than the Sword by Jeffrey Archer
Mightier Than the Sword
Jeffrey Archer
The fifth volume in the Clifton Chronicles being the life of the Barringtons. The last finished with the IRA trying to sabotage their new Atlantic liner. Arch enemies reappear, Giles Barrington’s former wife is still out for blood, the Argentine...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/08/2015
Mightier Than the Sword by Jeffrey Archer
Mightier Than the Sword
Jeffrey Archer
The fifth volume in the Clifton Chronicles being the life of the Barringtons. The last finished with the IRA trying to sabotage their new Atlantic liner. Arch enemies reappear, Giles Barrington’s former wife is still out for blood, the Argentine...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/02/2014
The New Collected Short Stories by Jeffrey Archer
The New Collected Short Stories
Jeffrey Archer
This contains the volumes To Cut a Long Story Short (2000), Cat O’ Nine Tales (2007) and And Thereby Hangs a Tale (2010). They are drawn together now in one magnificent volume. Varied and eventful, many are true, some classic...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2014
Be Careful What You Wish For by Jeffrey Archer
Be Careful What You Wish For
Jeffrey Archer
The fourth spellbinding book in the epic Clifton Chronicles series
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2014
Be Careful What You Wish for by Jeffrey Archer
Be Careful What You Wish for
Jeffrey Archer
Initially I thought this was to be a trilogy, then Best Kept Secret, book three, finished with such a cliff-hanger there certainly had to be another. Here it is, only it too finishes with such a cliff-hanger that a fifth...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/03/2014
Four Warned by Jeffrey Archer
Four Warned
Jeffrey Archer
Every reader will have their favourite story - some will make you laugh, others will bring you to tears. And, as always, every one of them will keep you spellbound. Quick Reads is a World Book Day initiative.
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/02/2014
Best Kept Secret Book Three of the Clifton Chronicles by Jeffrey Archer
Best Kept Secret Book Three of the Clifton Chronicles
Jeffrey Archer
The third spellbinding novel in the Clifton Chronicles
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/08/2013
The Sins of the Father by Jeffrey Archer
The Sins of the Father
Jeffrey Archer
The master storyteller continues the Clifton saga with this, the second volume
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2012
Only Time Will Tell by Jeffrey Archer
Only Time Will Tell
Jeffrey Archer
One of our Great Reads you may have missed in 2011. This man can tell a damn good tale although this one is a bit out of the norm. This begins a multi-generational family saga starting in 1919 and ending...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2011
Only Time Will Tell by Jeffrey Archer
Only Time Will Tell
Jeffrey Archer
The Clifton Chronicles is Jeffrey Archer's most ambitious work in four decades as an international bestselling author. Covers the years from 1920 to 1940, and includes a cast of memorable characters that The Times has compared to The Forsyte...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/05/2011
Kane and Abel by Jeffrey Archer
Kane and Abel
Jeffrey Archer
A monumental bestseller, an epic tale of sibling rivalry, hate, ambition and revenge. Try it, he's surprisingly good.
Format: Paperback (a Format) - Released: 16/10/2009
False Impression by Jeffrey Archer
False Impression
Jeffrey Archer
False Impression is a pacy thriller with a winding plot centred around the murder of an elderly lady the day before the bombing of the twin towers. As the investigation gets underway it becomes apparent that her killing is linked...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/11/2006
Cat O' Nine Tales Gift Edition by Jeffrey Archer
Cat O' Nine Tales Gift Edition
Jeffrey Archer
A great little collection of short stories whcih Archer found the inspiration for while in prison. Tales of a handsome premier division footballer falls in love with a 20-stone woman ... who just happens to be the ninth richest woman...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/10/2006
Cat O' Nine Tales by Jeffrey Archer
Cat O' Nine Tales
Jeffrey Archer
A great little collection of short stories which Archer found the inspiration for while in prison. Tales inclde that of a handsome premier division footballer falls in love with a 20-stone woman ... who just happens to be the ninth...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/10/2006
False Impression by Jeffrey Archer
False Impression
Jeffrey Archer
False Impression is a pacy thriller with a winding plot centred around the murder of an elderly lady the day before the bombing of the twin towers. As the investigation gets underway it becomes apparent that her killing is linked...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/03/2006
Sons of Fortune by Jeffrey Archer
Sons of Fortune
Jeffrey Archer
In a hushed maternity ward, an infant dies, while twin brothers thrive. By morning, one mother is told that her only child is doing fine. Another is told that she has tragically lost one of her sons...
Format: Paperback (a Format) - Released: 07/11/2003
Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less by Jeffrey Archer
Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less
Jeffrey Archer
It took Jeffrey some time to find a publisher for this first novel. When it was published, it only sold 3,000 copies in hardback. The paperback did a bit better, selling about 20,000 in the first year. However, as word-of-mouth...
Format: Paperback (a Format) - Released: 04/07/2003

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